Driver Ed has 4 students in a car for 24 hours and 24 hours in a classroom. With successful completion of the course and passing the NYSDMV road test 17 year old students earn a senior license. High schools and colleges offer this course. Private Lessons are one student and one instructor, home pick-up and return. Students 16 & 17 years old receive a junior license upon passing the NYSDMV road teat. All others receive a senior License.
A NYSDMV photo permit, a 5-hour pre-license certificate MV 278 or MV285. Teen driver 16 & 17 years are required to have 50 hours and present form MV262 signed by a parent/guardian confirming the 50 hours of practice.
You must be at least 16 years old and have a valid NYS learners permit. You can apply by filing an application at any NYSDMV office. Please visit the NYSDMV website for details, hours, locations, and online practice tests.